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Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship

If you are considering a career in plumbing or gas, then this is an excellent course to start your training.
34 weeks
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

This course will prepare you to work in the construction industry, helping you to understand how the industry works, the organisations involved and the opportunities available to you.

There is a clear emphasis on environmental awareness as well as health & safety and industry standards. The programme is split evenly between theory and practical.

What qualification will I get?
  • Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing
What are the entry requirements?

Minimum of 3 GCSE grade C or above to include Maths, English and Science.

What allowance will I receive?

You will receive an allowance of up to £25 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for.

What will I study on the course?
  • Plastic waste pipe and clipping preparation
  • Copper tube preparation and installation
  • Low Carbon Steel (LCS) pipework preparation and installation
  • Plastic pressure pipe preparation and installation
  • Health & safety
  • Plumbing scientific principles


Greater Manchester SkillCentre,
Unit B,
Ashburton Point,
Wheelforge Way,
Trafford Park,
M17 1EH